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SEN Support Assistant - St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy

St. Margaret Ward catholic academy (part of The Newman Catholic Collegiate)
St. Margaret Ward Catholic Academy, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Actual salary £17,951 - £19,968
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

SEN Support Assistant

31.25 hours term time only

Required as soon as possible

Level 5 point 7-12:  £24,294 - £26,421 (pro rata)

Actual salary £17,951 - £19,968

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Practitioner to help our pupils who experience specific difficulties with their studies.

The successful candidate must be able to:

  • Support a range of pupils in overcoming difficulties in learning in classroom and small group situations
  • Respond to pupils in a positive way
  • Use initiative and work independently
  • Keep written records
  • Liaise with staff and other agencies
  • Supervise groups of students as necessary (including managing learning in a teacher’s absence)

Experience of supporting pupils with visual impairment; behavioural, emotional and social difficulties, physical disabilities and/or English as an additional language would be beneficial.

The candidate must, ideally, have experience in delivering intervention programmes in areas such as:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Speech language and communication
  • Social, emotional and mental health difficulties


The Academy are committed to the safeguarding and welfare

of children and young people and expects all of its employees

to share this commitment. This post is subject to the

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Amendment

Order 1986 and, as such, it will be necessary for a Submission

for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring

Service to check for any previous convictions.

Application forms and further details are available on the Academy website or by contacting Mrs C Hollins (Principal’s PA) on 01782 883000 or email


Closing Date: Monday 19 February 2024 (noon)

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